Thanksgiving Dessert

You can’t have a delicious Thanksgiving feast without an equally delicious dessert to follow it! When I think of Thanksgiving dessert specifically, I think of pie. So, here are some vintage pie recipes for your perusal.

Pumpkin Dessert

Should have posted this one before Thanksgiving, I suppose. As I work through these recipes sometimes the season and the “next up” don’t really coordinate. That’s ok, it’s always fun to read recipes! Pumpkin Dessert Crust 1 cup flour 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter Mix, place in 9×13 pan, bake … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie

While at the county fair recently I saw the pumpkins were beginning to come in! Pumpkins can be harvested as early as mid-August and will store well if handled carefully so as to avoid bruising. A pumpkin is ready to be harvested if it is uniformly orange, the rind is firm and cannot be broken … Continue reading

More 1-2-3 Pastry

Sometimes old recipe collections can be hit or miss, and in this instance there are some hits, some clear misses and some question marks. This scan is the back side of the previous 1-2-3 Pastry sheet from the Gold Medal Flour 10 pound bag. You can see at the lower edge where the coupons and … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie

It’s only September but I’m already thinking about Halloween and Thanksgiving, planning costumes and dinner menus. Here’s a recipe for pumpkin pie that should start putting you into the mood of autumn. By the way, I did not win the Just Spotted Award, but I want to thank all of you who voted for me! … Continue reading

Pumkin’ Cookies

I wonder if this could be made as a scone as well as a cookie. I have no idea who Charlene was, maybe someone who came in to help Gram out in her later years, or maybe someone she knew from church. Pumkin’ – pumpkin of course – cookies look to be sweet, and of … Continue reading